Shakespeare in the Park Open Auditions

Shakespere in the Park

Shakespeare in the Park Open Auditions

Open auditions for A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be held at Logan Street Sanctuary, 1274 Logan St., Noblesville, on Sunday, May 21 from 2-5 and Monday, May 22 from 7-9.

Auditioners should come prepared to read from the script and present a 1 minute monologue or share a personal anecdote. All 18 roles are open; 5 female and 13 male but some male roles, including Puck, could be cast non-gender.

This year’s production, directed by Mark Tumey, will be performed at the new First Merchants Pavilion at Federal Hill Commons in Noblesville. Performance dates are July 27, 28, 29 and August 3, 4, 5.

Please direct audition questions to Mark Tumey at marktumey@comcast.net

Character breakdown:
Theseus, Duke of Athens
Egeus, father to Hermia
Lysander, in love with Hermia
Demetrius, in love with Hermia
Philostrate, master of the revels to Theseus
Quince, a carpenter
Snug, a joiner
Bottom, a weaver
Flute, a bellows-mender
Snout, a tinker
Starveling, a tailor
Hippolyta, queen of the Amazons, bethrothed to Theseus
Hermia, daughter to Egeus, in love with Lysander
Helena, in love with Demetrius
Oberon, king of the fairies
Titania, queen of the fairies
Puck, or Robin Goodfellow
Fairy 1, in the service of Titania

This is the 25th anniversary of Noblesville’s Shakespeare in the Park and is presented by the Noblesville Cultural Arts Commission.

Kristi Rowe
krowe@nickelplatearts.org